Ether Dome

September 11 - October 5, 2014

By Elizabeth Egloff
Directed by Michael Wilson

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Ether Dome

sn_ether-dome_renovationsThis Summer and Next

Changes to Our Home

Our Church Street home continues to serve us well after more than 35 years of incredible theatre. In recent years, we have made changes to give our artists more flexibility, take advantage of new technologies, and ensure that our patrons’ experiences remain second-to-none. read more »

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A Partnership That is Transforming Lives

A unique and exciting partnership between Hartford Stage and Capital Community College is helping to enrich the lives of local students. read more »

sn_ether-dome_egloffMeet the Artist

Beyond The Ether Dome

Playwright Elizabeth Egloff talks about two journeys: the search for a cure for pain and her own discovery of a fascinating medical history that reverberates for our own time. read more »

sn_ether-dome_tourHorace Wells in Hartford

A Self-Guided Tour

Interested in learning more about Horace Wells? His legacy is evident throughout downtown Hartford. If you are intrigued by the story of the man who inspired Ether Dome, here are a few places you can visit. read more »

sn_ether-dome_agonyFrom Agony to Anesthesia

The Cure for Pain: A Brief Chronology

“And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept; and He took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof.”  Genesis II:21.  read more »

sn_ether-dome_wilsonThe Trip to Ether Dome

Michael Wilson's Return to Hartford Stage

A chapter from Hartford’s history will be taking center stage in Ether Dome – giving former Artistic Director Michael Wilson an opportunity to honor his own past with a return to Hartford Stage. read more »